Reviews & hands-on

  • Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Merrell Chameleon Wrap Ventilator walking shoe review

    By 21 December 2007

    Merrell's latest shoe, the Merrell Chameleon promises to give you a dry walk no matter what the conditions, but does it? We get hiking to find out. A cross between a trail runner and a multi-sport shoe, the Merrell Chameleon Wrap Ventilator is a lightweight...

  • Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Patagonia Vagabond walking boots review

    By 11 March 2007

    Patagonia have a long history when it comes to outdoor equipment. Recently their attention has turned to reducing the impact of their products on the environment – we laced up their green Vagabond waterproof walking boots and stepped into the great...

  • Sports Fitness 2.5 out of 5

    Anquet Maps review

    By 13 November 2006

    The key to a good romp through the countryside is planning. Planning your route can be almost as big a part of a country ramble as the walking itself. Anquet believe they have the software for the job; we pull on our walking boots to find out. Anquet...

  • Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

    Merrell Waterpro Ultra-Sport shoes review

    By 29 July 2006

    Merrell have long been adorning the feet of trendy clubbers and outdoors people alike. Merrell’s new Waterpro Ultra-Sport is firmly aimed at those with a penchant for watersports. We go wet and wild to test them out. Coming from Merrell, the first thing...

  • Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Merrell Chameleon II Leather walking shoes review

    By 9 July 2006

    With the summer now fully upon us, what better excuse than some decent weather to head for the hills and do some walking. Merrell, long-time maker of walking and trail shoes thinks its latest offering, the Merrell Chameleon II Leather, are the answer...